Pastor Eric Hightower joined Hill Country Church in 2005 as Associate Pastor and in September 2006, was called by the congregation to become the Senior Pastor. Prior to serving at Hill Country Church, Eric served as Singles Ministry Pastor at Castle Hills Baptist Church in San Antonio, Texas.
Eric has been married to wife Kristy since 2005. They consider it a blessing to serve together at Hill Country Church. Eric has served as Senior Pastor since 2006 and Kristy has served in a variety of ministry roles throughout the years including her current role as Music Ministry Director. Pastor Eric and Kristy have six children; Darci, Daniel, Abigail, Isaiah, Joel, and Joey.
Eric is genuine in his living out the Word of God and he leads his congregation with a shepherd's heart. Pastor Eric's focus is to see genuinely transformed lives through discipleship, fellowship and corporate worship. In his preaching, Eric shares wisdom and insight into the Bible verse by verse by examining the original meaning of the text and how it applies in our lives today.